About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

All of our e-mails are archived here.

Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

food 18 May 2015

Photographer/foodie Jessica Milan makes fashion with food.

design 15 May 2015

Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph like design, bitches!

lit 13 May 2015

Author Celeste Ng reads some very short lit.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.